Singapore's Most Affordable International Schools

Here’s our roundup of budget international schools in Singapore with annual tuition fees for 2021-22 of under $25,000 - half the price of the city's most expensive schools. We have divided up the schools into the main areas of Singapore, so if distance is a consideration, you can also ensure your chosen school is close to home.
Singapore's Most Affordable International Schools
By Carli Allan
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Global Indian International School (East Coast)

Curriculum: Global Montessori Plus, CBSE
Class 1-5: $10,063 (plus GST), payable in three instalments
Class 6-10: $10,743 (plus GST), payable in three instalments
Location: Bedok 
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Highlights: Low teacher-student ratio of 1:6, April to March academic year, above-average CBSE, IGCSE and IDBP results, sports stadium and Gold Squad Training programme 

Part of the well-established network of Global Indian International Schools, the East Coast campus takes children from nursery through to Class 10 and follows the Global Montessori Plus programme, the CBSE curricula, and IGCSEs. GIIS is by far Singapore's sportiest Indian school; it runs a Gold Squad programme to develop talent in football, cricket, badminton, basketball and tennis, and facilities include a 400m athletic track, as well as a cricket ground, football pitch, and volleyball, basketball, tennis and badminton courts.

Middleton International School (Tampines)

Curriculum: UK National Curriculum, International Primary Curriculum (IPC)
Grades 1-5: $15,800 
Grades 6-10: $17,250 
Location: Tampines
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Highlights: January to December academic year, all-through school, large campus with plenty of outdoor space

Currently a Grade 1-8 school, Middleton will expand to become an all-through school by 2024 and has capacity for 1,000 students from nursery through to Grade 12. Middleton offers the creative and inquiry-led International Primary Curriculum blended with the rigorous Singapore Ministry of Education curriculum for maths and Chinese; as the school expands, secondary students will take IGCSEs and A Levels.

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